Join the business owners of Downtown Hickory and regional and local artist for the Downtown Hickory Art Crawl on Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 5pm to 8pm.
The kick-off party begins at 5pm at The Jackson Group, 219 First Avenue SW. Be sure to ask about Downtown Dollars at the kick-off party. Downtown Dollars may be spent in participating businesses to give you extra savings during the Art Crawl. Once you pick up your Crawl map, travel the route for a downtown cultural adventure.
The Jackson Group hosts the Kick-Off Party at 5pm at 219 First Ave SW, is a family owned consulting firm located in the renovated 1928 Ford Motor Co. building. The watercolors of Chuck Bodnar, the glasswork of Laurie Childres, and photography by Victoria Von Drehle Hecht are exhibited. Moose & Friends will perform at the Kick-Off Party!
Fanjoy/Labrenz, 215-A First Avenue SW, highlights the photography of Sally Fanjoy and James Labrenz.
Surprise guest artists add to the studio party.
The Potted Red Geranium, 109 Government Ave SW, has time-worn treasures and gifts. Denver artist, Caroll Phelps, exhibits mixed media and gemstone jewelry. Terrell Miller, Jr. displays folk art and acrylics.
Olde Hickory Station, 232 Government Ave SW, highlights award winning Chef Joyce Boston for a book signing of Eat & Explore North Carolina, a newly published cookbook and travel guide. A recipe in the book is tonight’s special!
Taste Full Beans Coffeehouse, 29 Second Street NW, features Beth Oczkowski (quilling), Leslie Hamlin (jewelry), Derrick Chalfant (acrylics), Amanda Dobbins (pottery), and Charles Kimso (jewelry).
Boyd & Hassell I-C, Inc., Event Sponsor, in the Wells Fargo Building, 200 First Avenue NW, specializes in sales, leasing, and management of industrial and commercial real estate. Metal and woodwork from Robert McKenzie and oils & acrylics by Bill Pressley are featured.
Strandz Salon, 250 First Avenue NW, hosts jewelry designer, Deanna, of Deanna’s Creative Designs.
Sonya’s Dance Academy, 258 First Avenue NW, demonstrates modern jazz dance. Check out the dancers under the Sails around 7:00pm.
Hatch Sandwich Bar, 268 First Avenue NW, has a variety of unique sandwiches and beverages. Lynn King exhibits In His Grace pottery. Possom Hollar String Band displays handcrafted instruments.
Full Circle Arts, 45 Third Street NW, hosts their Sixth Annual Silent Auction.
Larry’s Music & Sound Teaching Studio, 266 Union Square, presents the soft sculptures of Denise Rachelle .
The Hickory Wine Shoppe, 238 Union Square, hosts a wine tasting and a display of jewelry featuring the artistic flair of Charles Kimso.
Bisque n Beads, 232 Union Square, is a place to be creative. Carol Johncock (mixed media) and Gail Robinson (photography) are featured inside. Spray paint artist Jeramie Jones is demonstrating outside.
Tracy’s on the Square, 228 Union Square, has a wide selection of apparel, jewelry, shoes, and tuxedos. The Art of UMAR, a fine-art vocational service for adults with disabilities, is featured.
CVCC Potters’ Workshop demonstrates Raku in the Flag Court and distributes info about pottery classes and opportunities.
Rodney Smith of MUD Shack Pottery brings you pottery demonstrations.
Hickory Arts presents Secondhand Still at 6pm on the Sails Stage on Union Square. Sonya’s Dance Academy performs at 7pm.
Carolina West Wireless, Event Sponsor, offers a charging station for your electronic devises.
Resource Warehouse hosts activities for kids.
The Natural Olive, 216 Union Square, offers a vast selection of Extra Virgin Olive Oils, flavored oils and vinegars for all your culinary needs. The wooden bowls and vases of Tom Denne are highlighted.
Olde Hickory Tap Room, 222 Union Square, serves great food and a wide selection of fine spirits, wine, and award-winning beer. Live music begins at 9:30pm.